Tag archive for ‘BBC Trust’
News Brief On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

LONDON: BBC Chair Rona Fairhead Faces Lawsuit Over Channel Closure

It seemed that maybe the saga of BBC Three was drawing to a close. Despite a spirited campaign headed up by programme-makers Jimmy Mulville and Jon Thoday, the supervisory BBC Trust decided in June to provisionally More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Rona Fairhead Loses Her Seat in HSBC Board Reshuffle

  Rona Fairhead, who was criticized or doing double duty as chair of the BBC Trust and board member of HSBC at a time when the BBC is considering reorganizing and the Swiss bank is facing scandals,  More...

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Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Businessman Claims his Objection to Rona Fairhead as BBC Chief Was Suppressed

The BBC scores a point for objectivity in reporting when an interview questioning Rona Fairhead’s suitability for the job as chair of the BBC Trust  while moonlighting at scandal-ridden HSBC, might More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Has Rona Fairhead’s Multi-Tasking at BBC, HSBC and PepsiCo Gone Too Far?

When Rona Fairhead was hired as chair of the BBC Trust, many praised the move to select an experienced, multi-faceted businesswoman, but few would have predicted that her virtues would become liabilities. More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

BBC Trust Chairman Rona Fairhead Promises to Consult Viewers

Rona Fairhead, the new chairman of the BBC’s governing body, vowed to identify and deal with the broadcaster’s faults and challenges as well as reach out to the public regarding the future of the company. There More...

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